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Riebenbauer to Austrian Continental Team

By Susan Westemeyer

Werner Riebenbauer has signed with the Austrian Continental Team Arbö Wels Gourmetfein for one year. "In Werner Riebenbauer we have succeeded in signing one of the top Austrian pros," said Sporting Director Uli Öhlböck.

The 33 year-old Vienna, Austria, native turned pro in 2001 with Team Nürnberger in Germany. He rode the last two years for the Professional Continental Team Volksbank.

"Ribi has won a stage in the Vuelta a Murcia for Team Nürnberger, the Tchibo Cup, has been often national champion on the road and on the track, had high finishes in Giro d'Italia stages and had top finishes in the Tour of Austria," Öhlböck said.